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NBC
Sep 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
-day meeting of the united nations general assembly. the meetings come just a day after the president called for a new tax plan to pay for his jobs bill. the white house will now focus on issues in the middle east. the president is expected to praise the international cooperation that helped lead to the end of moammar gadhafi's role in libya. that will likely be overshadowed by a push by palestinian leaders to gain u.n. recognition as a state, something that could threaten israeli-palestinian peace talks. >>> new today gays and lesbians can openly enlist and serve in the united states military for the first time in history. after months of preparations, the repeal of don't ask, don't tell took place overnight. the policy officially ended at 12:01 this morning. to celebrate, gay rights activists gathered in northwest washington for a new year's eve style countdown. meanwhile, one u.s. navy officer lieutenant gary ross celebrated by marrying his longtime partner in vermont at midnight. ross says he plans to have a full career in the military. >> it is now 6:07. 64 degrees. labored breathing ]
CNN
Sep 20, 2011 3:00am PDT
at the traffic in new york city to know that the united nations general assembly is underway. >> absolutely. because the streets are clogged. president obama and the new libyan leadershiping for face-to-face talks at the united nations and the stakes could note be higher. moammar gadhafi reportedly starving citizens. the president arrived in new york yesterday. front and center at the united nations. cnn senior correspondent, u.n. correspondent, i should say, richard roth joins us this morning. so this would be the first face-to-face meeting between president obama and the national transitional council? >> a good deferment for the obama administration, able to champion at that meeting and with the other diplomats, their way did work, although fighting remains. and helps solidify this new government in libya. the flag actually flew over the united nations monday for the first time, removing that green gadhafi flag. jaleel, of the national council, will be there and libya will have to set out what kind of government it will be. helping transportation igsly with idea, a big operation to help p
FOX News
Sep 23, 2011 2:00pm PDT
nations general assembly today. the topic, palestinian statehood. we will listen to their comments. believe it or not, there could be another last minute deal necessary to avoid another threatened government shutdown. we'll tell you what this conflict is all about. and in the grapevine, why dead people and their relatives are getting some of your hard earned money. special report from washington starts at 6:00 eastern. now, i will send it back up to new york and my ko colleagues h "the five". ♪ play me some mountain music like grandma and grandis pa used to play ♪ >> welcome back to "the five". it was quite the scene at the united nations earlier today where palestinian president mahmoud abbas took the stage. he is urging members of the u.n. to grant the palestinians statehood. he called on israel to come to peace and perhaps the most interesting moment was when received a standing ovation at the end of his speech. not actually surprising, but a little nauseating because netanyahu who followed him did not. abbas put in the application for statehood today. the u.n. body is going
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2011 11:00am EDT
to begin to appear before the united nations general assembly, and he is scheduled to leave this coming friday. is the president leaving this coming friday? a week from this coming friday and he is scheduled to leave to go to new york to speak before the u.n. general assembly, and some time in the coming days we expect this to be resolved. there is a sense now that this could be happening any time. and it is hard, really hard to predict as in terms of how fast it is going to happen. but it seems now pretty fair to say that there is no doubt that it will happen. >> and ann curry is in teheran reporting for us. ann, thank you very much. >>> we will talk about what is happening in this country and the president touring the states here to north carolina to sell his jobs bill. we want the show you live pictures of the president now about to leave or arriving in north carolina, sorry. he is just arriving. this is on the promotional tour as i mentioned, trying to sell the jobs bill, the american jobs act, and the president is going to be speaking to some of his major political rivals in the ho
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
operations for the nuclear security summit in and 65th anniversary of the united nations general assembly where we had details for foreign heads of state and services. in the era of criminal investigations, we are investigating financial crimes and prevented roughly $13.5 billion in potential losses. building on that success, the number of financial crime cases we closed in 2010 closed at over 2009 levels. a reflection of our ability to adopt to emerging trends in financial crimes. we expect fy 2012 to be the most demanding year that we have faced since the presidential campaign. the biggest demand on our time and resources will be the 2012 presidential campaign which includes canada it -- candidate nominee protections and six plant -- in preparation, we began part -- training in 2011. these details recently completed their training and will be assigned to provide protection for presidential candidates. the details are comprised of special agents from our offices that have rotational assignments. upon completing a rotational assignment, each agent returns to their respective field office
CNN
Sep 15, 2011 2:00pm PDT
've been watching this a vote in the united nations general assembly that's coming up that would declare a palestinian state. what should the president of the united states do when it comes to that resolution? >> that starts a war process. that's the first step toward further delegitimatation of israel. he should make it clear to every country in the u.n., including the palestinian authority, this is going to be very expensive to you in every way the united states can make it expensive. >> a direct warning, is that a good idea? >> he should veto it, stand with israel and he should encourage the palestinians and israelis to sit side by side, across from each other, secretary clin has dispatched david hale and david ross to the region. i was in the region this summer, wolf, i can tell you, i sat down with the prime minister on many occasions. >> of israel? >> right. he's ready to negotiate with the palestinians. it's time to negotiate. we don't need any more gimmicks. >> we'll see what happens. i'll be reporting from new york all week. thanks very much. looking into a new technology that m
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
in protecting heads of state at the annual united nations general assembly in new york city during a period of time we may be looking at a relatively significant international event if in fact there's a movement forward by the palestinian organization to seek international recognition. the success of the secret service depends upon the constant and unrelenting support of the entire intelligence community with positive relationships in state and local agencies. i believe it is a model for the entire department developing relationships with state and local agencies in leveraging the rest of the intelligence community. i am going to ask adams's consent for a letter from the federal law enforcement office association that i would like to insert into the record in support of that effort. without objection so ordered. so before i begin i would like to note as well this past weekend was the anniversary as we all know, many of us attended numerous events of the tragic events of 9/11 including the attacks on the world trade center where the new york field office of the secret service was located. sa
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 1:00pm EDT
shoulder at the united nations. diplomats from the u.s. and other western nations walk out of the general assembly during an off the wall address. he questioned the holocaust again and accusing the u.s. of using the mysterious 9/11 attacks to launch attacks. bob ward is accused of fatally shooting his wife. his attorneys argue the woman was suicidal and ward was trying to stop her from killing herself. a former biology pro feelsor in huntsville pleading not guilty by reason of insanity. she was allegedly angry over the school's refusal to grant her tenure. world markets down sharply and investors feeling a lot of pain in the united states. the dow is down quite a bit. it's down 421 points at the moment. robert gray is joining us from fox business network. robert, second day of a pretty bad slump. >> reporter: it started with the fed yesterday. they spooked investors with that statement after their policy meeting ended when they put out a statement that they saw significant risks to the down side for the economy. we have been talking about this for several months and years in some cases ab
FOX News
Sep 28, 2011 8:00am PDT
performance the the united nations general assembly last week when their president, mahmoud ama ahmadinejad, most of the members of the general assembly walked out on him and there was a report monday, the united states, the obama administration, has sold bunker bombs to israel, so that is one of the reasons we may be seeing this sort of renewed threat that rand pronouncements about their navy. jon: quickly, how close are they expected to get? >> reporter: they would be in international waters. again, it's not clear that they could refuel and actually make it to the atlantic ocean. but they are -- they could make it -- let's say they refueled witthe help of venezuela, that is one possibility. but it's a remote one at best. jon: jennifer griffin at the pentagon for us, thanks. jenna: right now the florida straw poll surprise winner herman cain getting a look if vote -- from voters, the centerpiece of the republicans' campaign is his so-called 999 plan, on taxes. >> and pass the 9 percent business flat tax, 9 percent personal income tax, and a 9 percent national sales tax jenna: can this work
FOX News
Sep 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
for the tourists to get close to the hollywood sign. martha: looming over this week's united nations general assembly. papalestinians wants the u.n. to recognize them as the state of palestine for all of the proceedings in the united nations. this has is trail outraged and put our president in a difficult position. the u.s. is expected to veto that if it does indeed make it to the security council. hillary clinton is work on the situation at the u.n. and trying to convince the palestinians to negotiate directly with israel. here is more from secretary of state hillary clinton. >> we continue to believe that our pressing the point that the only way to a solution which is what we support and want to see happen is through negotiations. no matter what does or doesn't happen this week, it will not produce the kind of outcome that everyone is hoping for. martha: dan gillerman is a former ambassador to the u.n. we laid out what's happening. what is your reaction to this? >> i think the secretary is right. the only way to have the palestinian state -- i say the for six years, i had the privilege of
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2011 10:30pm EDT
-- [applause] he assured the members of the general assembly, he urged the united nations to recognize the inalienable rights of the palestinians. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. president arafat again addressed the assembly. the palestinian people adopted the session held that same year in algeria. when we adopted this program, we were taking a painful and very difficult step for all of us. especially those, including myself, that lost their home, their towns, and their villages, carrying some of our belongings. and the keys to our homes. the diaspora in 1948. one of the worst operations of removal of a vibrant and cohesive society. the cultural, education, an economic renaissance of the arab middle east. because of our conviction, and because we have the courage to make difficult decisions, we have decided to adopt the path of relativism. that is the correct part of this great historic -- against our people. only 22% of the territory of historic palestine. our goal is the territory occupied by israel in 1967. we made a m
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
third address to the united nations general assembly. live coverage on line starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span.org. the president is expected to address the middle east peace process. the president spoke yesterday on libya, touting it as a model of what the international community can achieve. that's where we will begin this morning, with your take on the role of the u.n. and world affairs. >> libya is a lesson in what the international community can achieve when we stand together as one. i said at the beginning of this process, we cannot and should not intervene every time there is injustice in the world, yet it is also true that there are problems where the world could have and should have summoned the will to prevent the killing of innocents on a horrific scale. we are forever haunted by the atrocities we did not prevent and the lives we did not save. this time was different. this time we, through the united nations, found the courage and the collective will to act. host: let me begin with the front page of "the washington times." they said this. host: let me show
CNN
Sep 23, 2011 12:00pm PDT
on and the united nations general assembly and the security council will be talking about this over the next several days and weeks, but he can clearly claim a victory. what is going on right now is that the mideast quartet, the u.s., eu, russia and the united nations issued a framework, if you will for the eterms of negotiations of the israeli and the palestinians to get the palestinian president to backoff and start to negotiate with the israelis and the palestinians. >> what does this mean? >> well, it calls for clear time lines for the parties to get back to the table, and says that neither side could take provocative actions, and they don't say what that means really, but in essence it is tacit indication to israel not to build settlements, and settlement freeze while the negotiations are going on, and for the palestinians, they are urged to not take any moves into the international criminal court against israel should they go down the u.n. route and have a new legitimacy at the u.n. to do so. but in essence, brooke, it doesn't mean anything if the parties don't want to get back to the table. i
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2011 12:00pm EDT
with the international theme, the united nations general assembly is meeting in new york city this week. during this break we will show you some of the speeches from earlier this week. first up, syria's u.n. representative followed by the ambassador from egypt and later libya's acting prime minister. these speeches altogether last about an hour. [speaking in native tongue] [speaking in native tongue] >> translator: present at the 66th session, allow me to congratulate you as your actions as president of the general assembly. i wish you success in your endeavors to promote the interests of our international organization. i also pay tribute to your predecessor and express to him our appreciation for successfully presiding over last year's session. ladies and gentlemen, it's only normal for me to start by addressing the current situation in syria. our position in regard to the situation and to the sequence of events unfolding inside and outside our country. there is no doubt that the positions of states are uncondition my -- undeniably governed by their constraintses and demand stemming therefrom.
FOX News
Sep 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> on behalf of the general assembly, i have the honor to welcome the united states, to the united nations. his excellency barack obama, president of the united states of america. martha: bring back ambassador bolton. we'll have couple quick thoughts. ambassador bolton, what do you think we'll hear this morning? >> i think this will be a long list of the president's accomplishments at least in his mind from last year. very interesting to hear what he will say about the state of palestinian -- palestine. martha: thank you, john bolton. >> mr. president, mr. secretary-general, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen, this is a great honor for me to be here today. i would like to talk to you about a subject that is at the heart of the united nations, the pursuit of peace in an imperfect world. war and conflict have been with us since the beginning of civilizations but in the first part of the 20th century, the advance of modern weaponry led to death on a staggering scale. with this killing that compelled the founders of this body to build an institution that was focused not just on ending one war b
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 10:00am PDT
assembly, i will hand the request to the united nations secretary-general so he would take this request to the president of the security council. our choice is the security council. as for the other options, we have not taken any decision yet. any other option we haven't taken any decision. we will come back and reconsider them. >> reporter: abbas saying, though, people should not have any preconceived notions. he's not coming back for full independence for the palestinian people. as he mentioned, there are still options o s on the table. >> how does u.n. membership work, richard? what needs to happen? >> reporter: the palestinian leader, as he indicated, is going to deliver a letter of application to the u.n. secretary-general who will quickly get rid of this hot potato and send it to the secure council. it is the security council which must first approve anyone for membership before are the general assembly considers it. the u.s., though, a permanent member of the security council says it plans to veto a palestinian statehood bid, stating that it is not the time that the negotiations
KCSMMHZ
Sep 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
their fractured territory called a country. now their leader is going to make a request for the united nations to grant palestine statehood. president mahmoud abbas is expected to submit a formal application for u.n. membership on friday to secretary-general ban ki-moon. he's then scheduled to make a speech before the general assembly to call for international support. israel expressed criticism of the move saying it could destroy past agreements made in middle east peace talks. u.s. president barack obama expressed opposition when he met with president abbas on wednesday in new york. he said the framework of mideast peace talks could collapse. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton is focusing on the future. >> regardless of what happens tomorrow in the united nations, we remain focused on the day after. we will leave, know, no effort or stone unturned in our commitment to the achieving that. >> the u.s. is continuing its efforts to dissuade the palestinians from applying for u.n. membership. >>> people around the world are keeping their eyes on the sky in the coming hours. pieces of a u.s.
FOX
Sep 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
the allegations and warned the united states it risks losing pakistan as an ally. >>> at the u.n. general assembly, diplomats from the u.s. and more than 30 other nations walked out during a speech by iran's president, mahmoud ahmadinejad. ahmadinejad said that the u.s. threatens sanctions on anyone who questions the holocaust and the 9-11 terrorist attacks. he called the u.s. and major western european nations, i'm quoting now, arrogant powers. >>> first it was fire. now there is a water crisis in texas. the state has now declared a drought emergency. more than one million texans will soon face mandatory water restrictions. there are record high temperatures and little rain in texas this year. the drought played a role in the summer wildfires, the worst in texas history. >>> tonight there will be a candlelight vigil for a prominent woman from campbell killed in a violent crime spree. the family and friends will gather at the plant mall in san jose, the same shopping center where she was carjacked and kidnapped one week ago today. her body was found the next day. the suspect paul castillo is in cu
FOX News
Sep 26, 2011 4:00pm PDT
sanctions make the violence worse. strange to the general assembly and one unlikely to cut any ice with u.s. officials who are still pushing for much stronger sanctions from the united nations security council, trace. >> "the fox report's" chief correspondent jonathan hunt live in the newsroom. a court decisions striking down part of president obama wants health care overhaul will likely end up before the u.s. supreme court. this after the obama administration opted not to pursue it before a federal appeals court. at issue is a ruling in favor of 26 states which had sued claiming the government cannot legally force americans to buy insurance. the white house says the law protects taxpayers from footing the bill for the uninsured. if the case goes to the supreme court, a decision could come during the 2012 presidential campaign. well, there is new fallout today from the stunning collapse of a government-backed solar energy company which could force taxpayers to pick up a half billion dollars tab. we are now hearing about who else solyndra mayo money to. you will recall the company announce
KRON
Sep 23, 2011 7:00am PDT
. the palestinians are listening and to their leader speaking to the un general assembly. >> several allegations made against the u.s. during a speech and interviewed at the united nations yesterday with the iranian president accusing the u.n. nuclear watchdog of being controlled by the u.s. indeed legally releasing the names of three nuclear scientists were then assassinated by alleged is really trained killers. as he is talking, people are walking out. walking out during the speech just did not want to sit or stand for it. he also claimed that explosive material and not just airliners brought down the world trade center and attacked the u.s. for its policies on dealing with libya and afghanistan. >> new this morning gov. jerry brown will be in san francisco taking action on job creation legislation at two locations. >> 927 a and we're back a couple of minutes. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. >> wipe the worst losses in the market since 2008. top executives from solyndra have invoked their fifth amendment rights not to say anything in front of a congressional panel investigating the g
FOX News
Sep 23, 2011 10:00am PDT
territory. and yet even here in the general assembly the truth can sometimes break through. in 1984 when i was appointed israel's ambassador to the united nations, i visited the great rabbi. he said to me -- and, ladies and gentlemen, i don't want any of you to be offended because from personal experience of serving here, i know there are many honorable men and women, many capable and decent people serving their nations here, but here's what he said to me. he said to me, you'll be serving in a house of many lies. and then he said, remember that even in the darkest place the light of a single candle can be seen far and wide. today i hope that the light of truth will shine, if only for a few minutes, in a hall that for too long has been a place of darkness for my country. so as israel's prime minister, i didn't come here to win applause. i came here to speak the truth. [applause] the truth is -- [applause] the truth is that israel wants peace. the truth is that i want peace. the truth is that in the middle east at all times, but especially during these turbulent days, peace must be anchored
CNN
Sep 24, 2011 3:00am PDT
formally admitting the world to accept palestine into its ranks. here's now senior united nations correspondent richard roth. >> reporter: like two heavyweight boxers, the palestinian and israeli leaders took their best shots at each other inside the general assembly hall. mahmoud abbas entered to thunderous ovation making his case for tatehood while brandishing his formal application to the security council. abbas denounced israeli occupation and settlement activity while asking the 193 countries for acceptance in their ranks. >> translator: i declare that the plo is ready to return immediately to the negotiating table on the basis of the adopted terms of reference based on international legitimacy and a complete cessation of settlement activity. >> reporter: netanyahu didn't fare as well on the applause meter. having served israel here as its ambassador, he made an impassioned plea for israel to defend itself. he said it was fine if the palestinians wanted a state but not created through the united nations. >> i cannot risk the future of the jewish state on wishful thinking. lea
CNN
Sep 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
in his speech yesterday. to the general assembly. >> peace will not come through statements and resolution at the united nations. if it were that easy, it would have been accomplished by now. ultimately, it is the israelis and the palestinians who must live side by side. ultimately, the israelis and the palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on the issues that divide them. >> an executive director of the american task force in palestine, also a former adviser to mahmoud abbas. thank you for coming on. >> thank you for having me. >> the first question is going to the united nations seen by many as a very risky move by president abbas. is it worth the risk? >> it is an expression of frustration. i don't think they believe it will change but they are taking that step to show the world that the issue is still alive. is it worth the risk? i don't know. but the risk is not only to the palestinians. it is to the israelis and the international community. therefore no matter what happens in the u.n., i think we have to keep our eye on the ball. to make sure things do not dete
KRON
Sep 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
addressed the general assembly. here is a little of what he had to say. >> every nation represented here today can take pride in the innocent lives we saved and helping the libyans reclaim their country. it was the right thing to do. even as we speak remnants of the old regime continue to fight. difficult days are still ahead but one thing is clear, the future of libya is now in the hands of the libyan people. just as it was libyans who tore down the old order it will be libyans that build the new nation. just as the world stood by you and your struggle to be free we will stand by you in your struggle to realize the peace and prosperity that freedom can bring. >> president obama is one policy tour will continue later today meeting with the president of afghanistan. >> live with more on the latest information on michelle le, the remains found in niles canyon on saturday were in fact michelle le, will tran is live at the hayward police department. he spoke with a the tenant at the station. what are they saying about the suspect this morning? >> they are saying that she is the only suspect
CNN
Sep 22, 2011 2:00pm PDT
at united nations. today's address by the iranian president ahmadinejad was certainly no exception. for 30 minutes he lambasted the united states and its western allies, prompting a mass walkout by many diplomats in the general assembly. what is different this year is ahmadinejad's standing at home in iran, we're taking a closer look. cnn's brian todd working the story for us. what's going on with ahmadinejad inside iran? >> reporter: wolf, analysts say he's had internal struggles with the man who is once his chief backer, supreme leader. ahmadinejad needs to build capital at home and in the broader middle east, and observers say speeches like this help him do that, even if many find them outrageous. it was classic ahmadinejad. less than seven minutes in, iran's president blasted the u.s. and other western powers, though not by name. >> translator: who abducted forcefully tens of millions of people from their homes in africa and other regions of the world during the dark period of slavery. who used the mysterious september 11th incident as a pretext to attack afghanistan and iran. >> repor
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 8:00am PDT
? >> well, i think he is likely to get support from the world in the general assembly, and that's really the issue, is that for most members of the united nations around the world, this is an easy vote, you vote on behalf of the palestinians, you vote for them to be recognized as a full member, as a state. the problem is to become a real member of the united nations, you have to be a state, and to achieve that, you have to get the security council to bless it. the united states has said it will veto it -- >> why? >> the reason the united states is going to veto it is because we have taken the view, the united states, that a full fledged state of palestine should come about through negotiations with the israelis. and just as we ask the israelis not to take steps to prejudge the outcome of negotiations, we're asking the -- the obama administration is asking the palestinians not to prejudge the outcome by taking these unilateral steps. the idea here is this is a tough problem, and the palestinians and the israelis have to solve it together, and one side just acting is not going to solve the
NBC
Sep 23, 2011 7:00am PDT
.s. and 30 nations storming out of the general assembly. now ahmadinejad is saying time has not run out for the u.s. and iran to repair their relationship. as for the freed american hikers he said it is important that they are back with their families. >>> white house gatecrashers tareq and michaele salahi have been tabloid fodder for days with many crying out publicity stunt. tareq sat down today with matt in an attempt to set the record straight on his personal and public heartbreak. >> would i take her back? you know, i'm a forgiving person. i love her. there is no question. but i don't think i could. >> have you spoken to her? >> she's very cold. >> so you have? >> i twitted her, the dog's dying right now. the manager called, she doesn't want to speak to you. she's just a different woman. this is not the woman any of us know. she destroyed our relationship just because she wanted, in my view, more money, more fame. she wanted to go more to the a celeity, if you will. but it's an '80s band. she's acting like a 16-year-old, you know, jumping on a tour bus from the '80s. this is not th
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